Prune and re-shape trees and shrubs! Be sure to prune any diseased or cold damaged branches. Their springtime flush of new growth will soon follow after trimming, fertilizing and proper watering has taken place.
To encourage the long and vibrant color of your bougainvillea, the trick of the trade is “the more frequently you trim them, the more they bloom!” Bougainvillea’s new blooms are generated from the new growth. Trimming promotes new growth which encourages new blooms. Simple as that! Just give it regular trimmings and shaping and you’ll have […]
Yes! Florida droughts may shape our water usage, but they should not rob us of having beautiful yards! Florida-friendly landscaping means planning a garden that utilizes drought tolerant plants and gives our aquifer a break. Xeriscaping is also an excellent solution for those who manage to “kill anything green and growing in dirt” or spend […]
Our rule of thumb is to fertilize with a pellet form, slow released fertilizer i.e. 12-6-8, in spring, summer and fall. The early spring fertilization will give the plants a good jump start to the beginning of growing season. The mid-summer feeding will give them another boost to continue growth and to ward off […]
Yes! And it’s a very important question: all citrus trees are grafted (grafting is a method of asexual plant propagation where the tissues of one plant are fused with another plant). Above the graft is good, viable foliage. However, if stems, suckers and foliage begin to grow from the grafted portion (bottom of citrus tree) […]